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Peer Review Status: Refereed
Title: Increasing the performance of a Mobile Ad-hoc Network using a game-theoretic approach to drone positioning
Other Titles: Game Theoretic approach to increasing MANET performance
Author(s): Blakeway, Stewart
Gromov, Dmirty
Gromova, Ekaterina
Kirpichnikova, Anna
Plekhanova, Taissia
Contact Email: anna.kirpichnikova@stir.ac.uk
Keywords: MANET
Dynamic games
Multistage games
Drone placement
Graphs
Nash equilibria, NS-3
Issue Date: 2019
Citation: Blakeway S, Gromov D, Gromova E, Kirpichnikova A & Plekhanova T (2019) Increasing the performance of a Mobile Ad-hoc Network using a game-theoretic approach to drone positioning [Game Theoretic approach to increasing MANET performance]. Vestnik of Saint Petersburg University Applied Mathematics. Computer Science. Control Processes, 15 (1), pp. 22-38. http://vestnik.spbu.ru/ENG/s10.html; https://doi.org/10.21638/11702/spbu10.2019.102
Abstract: In this paper, we describe a novel game-theoretic formulation of the optimal mobile agents' placement problem which arises in the context of Mobile Ad-hoc Networks (MANETs). This problem is modelled as a sequential multistage game. The definitions of both Nash equilibrium and cooperative solution are given. A modification was proposed to ensure the existence of Nash equilibrium. A modelling environment for the analysis of different strategies of the players was developed in MATLAB. The programme generates various game situations and determines each players move by solving respective optimisation problems. Using the developed environment, two specific game scenarios were considered in detail. The proposed novel algorithm was implemented and tested using Network Simulator 3. The results show that the proposed novel algorithm increases network performance by using the game theory principles and techniques.
URL: http://vestnik.spbu.ru/ENG/s10.html
DOI Link: 10.21638/11702/spbu10.2019.102
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